Prime Minister Hun Sen has marked the 40th anniversary of the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge regime by praising his government’s “Win-Win” policy and attacking members of the former opposition party.
The Win-Win policy is credited with ending Cambodia’s long-running civil war in 1998 by allowing members of rebel factions, including the remnants of the Khmer Rouge, to integrate into the Cambodian military.
Speaking to thousands of supporters and officials on Monday at the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, Hun Sen, himself a former Khmer Rouge commander, said his policy had “ended completely the chronic civil war” and brought “full peace” to the country.
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